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Jolivette Earns Midseason Honor
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 11, 2000
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Arizona's Michael Jolivette was named to CNNsi's Half-America Team. (Photo by Jose Galvez)
(Oct. 11, 2000) -- UA redshirt freshman cornerback Michael Jolivette was named to's second annual "Half-America Team" announced on October 10.

Jolivette leads the Pac-10 and is tied for fourth in the nation with four interceptions. He has broken up 10 other passes and helps spearhead a UA defense which rates No. 18 nationally in pass efficiency defense and No. 4 against the run.

He was one of two Pac-10 players named to the team, which cites players the organization feels are worthy of All-America status half way through the season. Tight end Todd Heap of Arizona State was the other. Two other league players earned honorable mention - running back Ken Simonton of Oregon State and linebacker Adam Archuleta of ASU.

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